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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 81–90 out of 267 events
from April 21, 2018 to December 10, 2018
in Art (x) category

Thursday, May 17, 2018

May17

Capoeira in the Park

at Lawn east of Memorial Grove (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Led by expert instructors, this series introduces participants to the basic fundamentals of the Brazilian martial art of Capoeira and it's history.
Category: Dance, Art, Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
May17

Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark with Watercolor Painting by the River

at Bushwick Inlet Park Center (in Bushwick Inlet Park), Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Learn how to use lines, shapes, and colors to render an image. Bring an image you would like to paint during the two-hour session.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Friday, May 18, 2018

May18

Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This exhibition explores changes in 19th century wedding customs. Highlights: two wedding dresses from the collection.
Category: Education, Art, History

May18

Art in the Garden: Our Botanical World Opening Reception

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Our Botanical World showcases curated photographs by members of the Professional Women Photographers group inspired by the botanical world and its impact on human life.
Category: Art

Saturday, May 19, 2018

May19

Paint a Rainbow Mural! Join the Friends of Forest Park with Artists Amanda Long and Tommy Hartung

at Greenhouse Playground (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
All materials will be provided, and free snacks and t-shirts will be available for all volunteers!
Category: Accessible, Art, Best for Kids, Volunteer
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

Photo Hike with Alice Austen House

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us on a family-friendly nature photowalk to celebrate a new exhibition featuring early wildlife photographer George Shiras.
Category: Nature, Art, Seniors
Free!

May19

Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This exhibition explores changes in 19th century wedding customs. Highlights: two wedding dresses from the collection.
Category: Education, Art, History

May19

Illustrating Birds

at Highland Avenue Entrance (in Captain Tilly Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for Nature's Workshop series. All supplies will be provided.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

May19

Gallery Drop-In with Artists and Curators

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Artists will speak to their specific environmental concerns and the way that they study birds and habitat to create their work.
Category: Nature, Art, Tours, Talks
Free!

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